EMPLOYEES who refuse to disclose their Covid-19 vaccination status can be treated as unvaccinated, and companies can terminate workers who do not comply with their workforce vaccination measures as a last resort, according to an advisory by the Ministry of Manpower (MOM).

Employers can also impose a vaccination requirement upfront when hiring new staff for the purpose of planning deployment at the workplace, MOM said in response to a set of frequently asked questions on its website.

These workforce vaccination measures are applicable to anyone working at the same premises as their employees, including independent contractors and vendors, it said.

Employers can also request staff to show their vaccination status through their TraceTogether app and token, HealthHub app or the original physical vaccination card.Read more